HSK 1 Course

Designed for learners who can understand and use some simple Chinese characters and sentences to communicate, and prepares them for continuing their Chinese studies. In HSK 1 all characters are provided along with Pinyin.


This is a full course to prepare four the HSK 1 test. In the HSK Level I test, which lasts 40 minutes, focuses on listening and reading comprehension. This is a course for those at the beginning stages of learning Mandarin. Learners will be introduced to 150 words along with simple phrases to meet basic needs for communication.

HSK 1 Chinese Course

What you will learn in HSK 1

• 45 lessons

• 150 Chinese vocabulary

• 174 Chinese characters

• 250 words related to daily life

• Introducing yourself in Mandarin

• Taking part in simple conversations (talk about your family, describe places and locations, talk about your leisure time, talk about time and date, etc.)

• Expressing your needs and wants (ordering food, buying tickets, asking for prices, calling a taxi, etc.)

• How to express your opinions (preferences about hobbies, food, etc.)